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Ascendence

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Released  Early September 2007
Artist  Lord
Producer  Lord Tim
Genre  Heavy metal
Ascendence (2007)  Set in Stone (2008)
Release date  2007
Label  Modern Invasion Music
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Recorded  Date unknown, Main Street Studios and SLS Studios, Wollongong
Length  54:53 (Australia) 59:06 (Japan)
Similar  Lord albums, Heavy metal albums

Lord reborn


Ascendence is the second album by the Australian heavy metal band Lord. It was released in early September 2007 by the Melbourne label Modern Invasion and in Japan by Soundholic.

Contents

Overview

Pre-production work began on the album in late 2006.In January 2007 Lord Tim started a thread on the band's online forum that detailed the writing and recording process, also revealing that the artwork for the album had already been completed, by the Colombian artist Felipe Machado Franco. Ascendence was recorded at Main Street Studios and the band's studio in Wollongong, Australia. The pop singer Tania Moran recorded backing vocals for several songs and guest musicians Chris Brooks and Mark Furtner added guitar solos in four tracks. Furtner was later added to the group as Lord's permanent second guitarist.

The bonus track varies according to regions. On the Australian release, it is a cover version of a song that originally appeared on the Pantera tribute album The Art of Shredding: A Tribute to Dime, but has since been entirely remixed. On the Japanese release, it is an X Japan cover featuring vocals from the singer of Japanese band Vigilante.

Track listing

Australian bonus track
Japanese bonus track

Personnel

Musical

Lord

  • Lord Tim – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Tim Yatras – drums
  • Andrew Dowling – bass guitar
  • with

  • Tania Moran – backing vocals
  • Gareth Michael – backing vocals
  • Mark Furtner – guitar (on 4, 9)
  • Chris Brooks – guitar (on 5, 7)
  • Mav Stevens – guitar (on 11, Australian edition)
  • Hideaki Niwa – vocals (on 11, Japanese edition)
  • Technical
  • Produced and mixed by Lord Tim at SLS Studios, Wollongong
  • Drums and vocals engineered by Adam Jordan at Main Street Studios, Wollongong
  • Guitars, bass guitar, keyboards and editing by Lord Tim at SLS Studios, Wollongong
  • Graphical
  • Cover art – Felipe Machado Franco
  • Booklet design and layout – Lord Tim
  • Photography – Lord Tim and Karyn Hamilton
  • Songs

    1Echoes of the Past0:37
    2Reborn5:49
    3Going Down4:28

    References

    Ascendence Wikipedia


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